Monday, April 20, 2015
SECTION B10 CURRENT FIRE DANGER
TODAY IS A CLASS 1 DAY
BUILDUP INDEX- 14
RELATIVE HUMIDITY- 91%
HAINES INDEX- 3
WIND- SSE @ 2 mph
updated 04/20/15 at 1530 hrs
Class day updated daily by about 1430 hours
NEW JERSEY CAMPFIRE RESTRICTIONS
There are no current restrictions
SPECIAL NOTICES/WEATHER ALERTS
Some area totals from this morning's rainfall as of 4 pm
Piney Hollow- 1.80"
South Brunswick- 1.05"
Coyle Field- .92"
Aeroflex Airport- .66"
Section B4 crewman in need-
please see the B10 crew info page
SMOKEY BEAR NEEDS YOUR VOTES!
Two opportunities to show your support for Smokey Bear
and wildfire prevention
There are seven days left on this first one:
The 19th Annual Webby Awards are accepting people voice votes for your favorite websites, social media, apps
Your vote counts. Please go here:
And click on Smokey to vote for him. You will need to register but you can easily opt out of any emails.
There are 350 days left on this second one:
The makers of Lego have accepted two proposals for fire prevention/Smokey Bear sets. The ideas are posted on the Lego Ideas site. In order for Lego to consider production of the sets, there needs to be more than 10,000 supporters registered on the site within a year of the ideas being posted. Just think how cool it would be to have Smokey Bear Legos for kids as we approach the 75thanniversary! You can view and support the ideas at the following links:
This information will also be posted on the B10 crew info page for its duration
CURRENT NJ WILDFIRE ACTIVITY
04/19/15 @ 1400 hrs- SECTION B1- Willingboro- B1 crews have contained a 10 acre fire behind the Sportsman Fields on Beverly Rancocas Rd
04/19/15 @ 1530 hrs- SECTION B8- Lakewood- B8 and B7 crews worked a 2 acre fire off New Hampshire Ave which is now U/C. Air Tanker Bravo 1 made 4 drops. News link with video
NJFFS FIRE TOWER STATUS
Division B fire towers are DOWN today
Div B Miller Air Base NOT STAFFED today- BRAVO 1
Fire towers and air bases hours of operation 0945-1745
NJ Forest Fire Service Live Radio Feeds
NJ Forest Fire Member since 1989
Waretown Vol Fire Co
Ocean County, NJ
Just placed into service
1985 AMG M923 6x6 5-ton brush/water tender
350 gpm pump, 1250 gwt
Photo: John H. Rieth
Current wildfire news........
Scenes from around the region ..........
Lakewood, NJ 04/19/15
How you know its been a tough day
NJFFS, Division B's contracted SEAT Bravo 1 sits ready to go at Miller Air Park, Ocean County for the 2015 spring wildfire season